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Etnefjella

Etnefjella Photo: Carlo Aall
Etnefjella Photo: Carlo Aall

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An hour’s drive from Haugesund brings you to the Etnefjellet MountainswhereHaugesundTuristforeninghasseveralcabins. The area consists of varied, easily accessible terrain with lush valleys and summits of up to 1400 metres. What about starting at Langfoss Waterfall? From here you can follow the T-marked track through steep landscape up to Langfosstølen. Further on by Vaulevatnet Lake you will come to a track that runs between Simlebu and Sandvass cabins. Access: from highway E134 from Haugesund. The Haukeliekspressen bus has several daily departures from Haugesund. Degree of difficulty and duration depends upon the track chosen. Haugesund Turist- forening has plenty of good tips about the suitability of tracks.

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  • Activities

    • berry picking
    • cross-country
    • freshwater fishing
    • nature trail
    • nature trails
    • mountain hiking
    • mushroom picking
    • hiking
  • Other accommodation

    • tourist cabin
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Etnefjella - Photo: Carlo Aall

Etnefjella

An hour’s drive from Haugesund brings you to the Etnefjellet MountainswhereHaugesundTuristforeninghasseveralcabins. The area consists of varied, easily...

Etnefjella

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Sunnhordland

Sunnhordland lies south of Bergen at the mouth of the Hardangerfjord, and is known for the Folgefonna National Park and the Barony in Rosendal.

Key facts about Sunnhordland

There are over 63,000 people living in Sunnhordland. The region consists of the southern, coastal regions of the county of Hordaland.

Haugesund and Haugalandet

Haugalandet is a good starting point for exploring the Lysefjord and its surrounding mountains. The city of Haugesund is famous for the Film Festival.

Where to stay in Sunnhordland

Stay in a cabin in the mountains, or in a luxurious hotel by the fjord. Guest houses such as Kubbervik and Bekkjarvik ooze charm and atmosphere.

Summer Skiing in Norway

Norway’s biggest summer ski center at Stryn is situated at the edge of the famous Jostedalsbreen Glacier.

Getting to Haugesund and Haugalandet, and around

Today there are direct flights to Haugesund from Oslo and Bergen, as well as from eight destinations in Europe.
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